Annual Meeting

Pharmacy is ripe for a bigger role

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The retail pharmacy industry really demonstrated its value to the American health care system in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, outgoing National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz asserted during her remarks at the association’s Annual Meeting here last month. The challenge going forward will be to build

NACDS names 2022-2023 officers

NACDS names 2022-2023 officers

PALM BEACH, Fla. – During the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, NACDS elected new officers, two new executive committee members and three newly elected board of directors members for the coming year. Additionally, NACDS re-elected nine board of directors members whose terms were set to expire. Brian Nightengale, president, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, will

NACDS Annual reaffirms industry as “face of neighborhood health care”

NACDS Annual reaffirms industry as “face of neighborhood health care”

PALM BEACH, Fla. – At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Annual Meeting Sunday, industry leaders commended NACDS-member retailers and suppliers for their ongoing collaboration and commitment to serving the American people — and emphasized the vital role the united industry can play in driving the future of total health and wellness. Colleen Lindholz, NACDS

NACDS: a group like no other

Editor’s note: This editorial was written prior to NACDS’ decision to hold this year’s Annual Meeting as a virtual event. With the approach of February, the chain drug industry turns its collective eye toward April and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, that traditional harbinger of the industry’s spring, time of renewal,

Annual meeting celebrates Walmart’s momentum

Annual meeting celebrates Walmart’s momentum

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Walmart wrapped up its annual shareholders’ week activities on Friday with a celebration of the company’s associates as “extraordinary people doing extraordinary things.” Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, credited Walmart’s 2.2 million associates worldwide with helping fulfill founder Sam Walton’s vision for Walmart as a merchant serving the

Driving ‘Future Value’

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Many of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ considerable strengths were on display at the organization’s Annual Meeting here last month. During the four-day event at the Phoenician resort, which brought together 2,250 executives from 400 companies representing the full spectrum of stakeholders in chain pharmacy, the deep involvement of members,